Tag Archives: Portsmouth High School

Jackson Reaper, Jake Elmslie and Pat Hook (from left) run the course at Glen Park Monday afternoon. Hook was the top runner overall.

Portsmouth boys fare well in cross-country

Portsmouth boys fare well in cross-country

PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth High School boys’ cross-country team defeated Moses Brown and St. Patrick in a meet at Glen Park Monday afternoon. The final scores were Portsmouth 17, Moses Brown 42; and Portsmouth 15, St. Patrick 50. The Patriots’ Pat Hook had the overall fastest time — 17:48 — followed by teammate Jackson Reaper at

The crowd loved the "oompa loompas" during the PHS Marching Band's halftime show Friday night. Photo by Jim McGaw.

Portsmouth band, cheerleaders show spirit (gallery)

PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth High School Marching Band, color guard and cheerleaders came out in full force to support the school’s varsity football team compete in its first league contest this season against Cranston East Friday night. (Portsmouth won, 29-25.) The band’s “Willy Wonka”-themed halftime show featured many elementary school children, who got a big

The Patriots’ Curtis Cory prepares to stiff-arm a Cranston East defender during one of his gains. Photo by Tim Marshall.

Portsmouth topples Cranston East in thriller, 29-25

PORTSMOUTH — “A lot of grit,” Portsmouth Patriots varsity football head coach Ryan Moniz said when asked what his team showed him against Cranston East Friday night. Indeed, the Patriots bent but never broke in a thrilling, 29-25 win in its first Division 1 matchup of the season against the Thunderbolts at home. The Patriots led

A student from Portsmouth High School climbed to the top of this water tank on Dyer Street Friday morning.

Student leaves Portsmouth High, climbs water tank

PORTSMOUTH — A student left Portsmouth High School this morning and scaled a nearby water tank before climbing back down safely. “A Portsmouth High School student left the school and somehow got past a fence that surrounded the water tower on Dyer Street, owned by the Portsmouth water department, and climbed to the top of the

Elementary school children act as “oomph loompas” during the Portsmouth High School Marching Band’s “Willy Wonka”-themed halftime show. Photo by Richard W. Dionne Jr.

Portsmouth celebrates big night on new turf field

PORTSMOUTH — The new turf field at Portsmouth High School has been open for a few weeks, but it got its official christening Friday night before the varsity football team’s season opening win against island rival Rogers High School. The evening started with the PHS Gridiron Club hosting a helicopter golf ball drop to raise money

Thomas W. Kenworthy has been selected new assistant superintendent for the Portsmouth school district. He expects to start his new job here next month.

Kenworthy appointed Portsmouth assistant superintendent

PORTSMOUTH — Thomas W. Kenworthy, Ed.D., currently principal of North Kingstown High School (NKHS), was unanimously selected by the School Committee Tuesday night to be the Portsmouth school district’s new assistant superintendent. Mr. Kenworthy succeeds Jeffrey Schoonover, who left the district earlier this year to take a superintendent’s position in Somerset. He will be paid a

Freshman striker Marykate McGuire blasts off a shot during the Patriots’ home game Monday night against Lincoln. She had one goal and three assists. Photo by Richard W. Dionne Jr.

Portsmouth girls’ soccer team shuts out Lincoln

PORTSMOUTH — Freshman striker Marykate McGuire had a goal and three assists in the PHS varsity girls’ soccer team’s 4-0 shutout of Lincoln Monday night. The game brought the Division 1 East team’s record to 1-1-1. The other scorers for Portsmouth were Greta Scott, Kelley Coyne and Ally Merrill. Madeline Chamard notched an assist and goalkeeper